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Specifications

Colour:

Red

Producer:

Teso la Monja

Region:

Spain & Portugal

Appellation:

Toro

Grape Type:

Tempranillo

Alabaster, Toro, Teso la Monja, 2007

4x75cl £400.00

1 case

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Tasting Note:

A 100% Tinta de Toro from pre-phylloxera vines that yielded a mere 10 hl/ha that is aged in new french oak barrels for 16 months. The result of the late 2007 harvest, this has clearly benefited from the 2007 summer's cool nights, this is aromatic, pwerful yet elegant exhibiting ripe lush flavours, brimming with crushed victoria plum and violet character, notes of mineral and morello cherry, bolstered by svelte, alluring tannins.

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